11th Circuit Allows ADA Claims based on Franchisor Website

Visually impaired persons are filing lawsuits claiming that the failure of companies to make their websites compatible with screen reading software violates the ADA and similar state laws. The 11th Circuit recently reversed a dismissal of such a case against a franchisor, allowing it to proceed to district court.

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Are Your Franchisees Prepared for Disaster?

Disaster could strike at any moment. What measures should a franchised business take to prepare? We explore one important aspect of a disaster readiness plan—insurance — and three critical steps a franchisor should take to verify that its franchisees have proper insurance in place.

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March 14, 2018 | Publications

Effectiveness of the Legislative Response to Joint Employer Liability

Allison Grow and Adrienne Saltz co-author Effectiveness of the Legislative Response to Joint Employer Liability for Winter 2018 issue of the Franchise Law Journal.

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October 23, 2017 | Tips and Tools

Are Your Franchisees Prepared for Disaster?

Disaster could strike at any moment. What measures should a franchised business take to prepare? We explore one important aspect of a disaster readiness plan—insurance — and three critical steps a franchisor should take to verify that its franchisees have proper insurance in place.

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August 24, 2017 | Recognitions

Cheng Cohen Partners Recognized – Who’s Who in Legal: Franchise and Best Lawyers in America for Franchise Law

Cheng Cohen partners recognized in the 2017 edition of Who’s Who in Legal: Franchise and the 24th Edition of Best Lawyers in America for Franchise Law.

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August 24, 2017 | Tips and Tools

10 Tips to Prepare Your Franchised Brand for Sale

The latest Cheng Cohen Alert offers 10 key tips to companies considering a sale of their brand.

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August 10, 2017 | Tips and Tools

Considerations for Email Domains

The latest Cheng Cohen Alert outlines some key points that franchisors should consider regarding email domains.

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April 28, 2017 | Publications

The Small Business Administration Modifies its Approach to Approving Franchise Loan Applications

Samuel Wieczorek’s article outlining the changes implemented by the SBA to its franchise loan process can be found on Quickreadbuzz.com.

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February 23, 2017 | Tips and Tools

The Consumer Review Fairness Act: Protecting the Right to Yelp

Read the latest Cheng Cohen Alert about the changes to the Consumer Review Fairness Act.

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February 17, 2017 | Tips and Tools

SBA Modifies its Franchise Review Process

Read the latest Cheng Cohen Alert to learn more about the SBA’s changes to the franchise review process.

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January 26, 2017 | Legal News

Shifting Landscape: Labor and Employment Matters to Watch in 2017

Read the latest issue of the Cheng Cohen Alert to learn more about labor and employment matters to watch in 2017.

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